FUNDING

The application process is now closed for 2019 funding - we will reopen the process in March 2020

PART-TIME STUDENTS
​This refers to applications for a one off artistic activity.
Eligibility Criteria:
Awards are payable to eligible students who receive one of the following:
•  Job Seekers Allowance
•  Income Support
•  Working Tax Credit
•  Council Tax Benefit
•  Housing Benefit
•  Low Income (below 30,000 joint income)

In order to apply for an Award, applicants should include with the application form:
FULL TIME STUDENTS
​This refers to applications for full time education.
 
​Eligibility Criteria
• To be considered for a discretionary award, students must be classified as a home student for fee assessment purposes.
• The student must be on a full-time programme of study.
• Students should not apply for a Discretionary Award if funding for their programme is available from an alternative source, for example European Social Fund or the Skills Funding Agency.

A Discretionary Award is payable to eligible students who receive one of the following:
•  Job Seekers Allowance
•  Income Support
•  Working Tax Credit
•  Council Tax Benefit
•  Housing Benefit
•  Low Income (below 30,000 joint income)

In order to apply for a Discretionary Award, applicants should include with the application form:
• Current evidence of benefits or low income, this could include a letter from the Benefits Agency/Local Authority dated to within one month of your application.
•  In the case of Working Tax Credit it is necessary to provide a complete copy of the current valid award notice.
• For a low income assessment it will be necessary to provide the requested information with a copy of the three most recent wage slips/bank statements etc.
• A current passport size photo.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Payments
All payments are made directly to your school or art institution.
• If the payments are awarded more than once a year, it will be necessary for recipients to submit similar documentary evidence to prove ongoing eligibility.
• Before cheques for future payments are issued, the Miss P Foundation will ask the school or arts institution for a progress and attendance check.
• All students accepting awards are expected to meet an attendance minimum of 90% in the preceding year. Where this is not met, the student should provide clear and valid evidence for the cause of non-attendance.

 
Level of Discretionary Award
Awards are made based on the individual need and the current financial circumstances. The Miss P Foundation is currently making awards between £1000 – and 1500 in a single academic year.

Application Deadline

This year’s application window will open on Monday 1st May 2019 and will close on 7th July 2019.